Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. JD Neal

Mr. Neal is in his 11th year of teaching and 5th year serving as Assistant Band Director at Waller High School and Percussion Director for Waller ISD. His primary duties include directing the 5-time state medalist Waller Indoor Percussion ensemble, assisting the Marching Band and Concert Bands, and instructing the percussion beginners at Schultz Junior High and Waller Junior High. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Music from Texas Tech University, where he was a member of the Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, and the Symphonic Winds. In 2007 and 2008, Mr. Neal was a member of Blue Stars Drum and Bugle Corps, playing bass drum and serving as section leader both years. His professional affiliations include the Percussive Arts Society, Texas Music Educators Association, and Texas Bandmasters Association.